Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

April 24, 2012 12:13 ET

Media Advisory: April 28 Day of Mourning for Killed and Injured Workers

CLC Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff will be in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 24, 2012) - On Saturday, April 28 Canadians will observe a National Day of Mourning in memory of workers killed or injured on the job. Canadian Labour Congress Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff will attend a locally organized event in Ottawa. Yussuff will be available to the media.

In 2010, a total of 1014 Canadians lost their lives as a direct result of their work, 385 of them in Ontario.

WHO: Hassan Yussuff
CLC Secretary-Treasurer
WHAT: National Day of Mourning
for workers killed or injured on the job
WHERE: Vincent Massey Park, with the Ottawa and District
Labour Council
WHEN: 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 28

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils. Web site: Follow us on twitter: @CanadianLabour

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